Inspired Quotes

Inspired Quotes


Wild Banksia’s favourite quote by Barack Obama:

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for…WE are the change that we seek.”


“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” 

Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot)
1819-1880, Novelist and Journalist


“Every morning is a new beginning, a new chance for you to re-write the story of your life.”

Tina Su.


“Happy people continuously change and because they change they become more and more happy and then more and more change is possible.”



“Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world…as in being able to remake ourselves.”

Mahatma Gandhi


“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go and do that, because what the world needs is people who are alive.”

Howard Thurman


“Anything you desire in life must be desired with all your heart. You need to think about it, believe it is already happening and show gratitude for the gift already received.”

Many people say this, don’t know who said it first!


“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”



“To live with a feeling of fulfillment is the greatest blessings for any human being. Only when gratitude flowers can fulfillment happen. When gratitude becomes your attitude, fulfillment becomes your nature.”

Paramahamsa Nithyananda



“Walls are there for a reason- they let us prove how badly we want things and to keep out others who do not want it enough.”

Randy Pausch


“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and contoversy.”

Martin Luther King


“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks and then starting on the first one.”

Mark Twain


“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If YOU want to be happy, practice compassion.”

Dalai Lama


“If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want and all that is left is a compromise.”

Robert Fritz


“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you’re doing, you will be successful.”

Albert Schweitzer 

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“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you’, that would suffice.”

Meister Eckhart


“Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. If it is important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually’ just do it.”

Tim Ferriss



“Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.”

Lao Tzu


“Today is a new day. All that has past is gone, all that is still to come is yet to be created… Create your future, one day at a time- do one thing different today and your future will be changed forever.”

Lynda Ford


“‘Que sera, sera’ is a lovely song but a lousy philosophy. Nothing worthwhile was ever accomplished by anybody who met life with a shrug. Instead your motto should be ‘Que quiero sera’- whatever I WILL, will be.”

Edwin C. Bliss



“People who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those who are doing it.”



“If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the Spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.”



“What we vividly imagine, ardently desire, enthusiastically act upon, must inevitably come to pass.”

Colin P.Sisson


“Whether you believe you can or can’t, either way you will be right…”

Henry Ford


“The Important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has it’s own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mystery of eternity of life, of the marvellous structure of reality. It is enough if one merely tries to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.”

Albert Einstein


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.”

Mahatma Gandhi


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the tradewinds in your sails. Explore. Dream.Discover.”

Mark Twain


“There are only two ways to live. One is as though nothing is a miracle…the other is as if everything is.”

Albert Einstein


“Definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

Albert Einstein


“The glory of gardening- hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature- to nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.”

Alfred Austin    


“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they cannot find them, make them.”

George Bernard Shaw


“Are you making your circumstances or are you being controlled by them?”

Lynda Ford


“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the Triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel fear, but he who conquers that fear.”

Nelson Mandela










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